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PrimaryHealth & Wellbeing

The secrets of happy primary schools

Want to keep staff, and keep them happy? This expert advice will help you manage workload and wellbeing

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Part 1
Part 1

Five instant wellbeing wins

Tired of being tired? Boost your morale and that of your colleagues with these easy ideas from Sonia Mainstone-Cotton

Part 2
Part 2

How to combat the ‘creep’ effect

Staff goodwill gets eroded when roles become more demanding over time – so teacher Carole Black is tackling the issue head on

Part 3
Part 3

8 tips that will help you survive in teaching

Forgotten why you ever wanted to be in the classroom? Refocus and get back on track with Dr Emma Kell’s wise advice

Part 4
Part 4

How to take happiness seriously

Why are some schools joyful, whereas others have an ‘atmosphere’, and what can we learn from them? Stephanie Davies explains

Part 5
Part 5

Why I haven’t quit teaching (and you shouldn’t either)

If you think you’ve had enough, hold that thought – here are a few reminders why teaching can be the best job in the world

Part 6
Part 6

A letter to my endlessly supportive headteacher

If you hadn’t offered me this job, I would have left teaching, writes Leah Wright

Part 7
Part 7

A token ‘wellbeing day’ is not enough – support your staff with these practical solutions

No more weekend emails, no more triple marking – here’s how Andrew Cowley’s school is helping to reduce teacher workload

Part 8
Part 8

Boost a colleague’s wellbeing with a Buddy Box

Send a fellow teacher a parcel of goodies to brighten their day and show them they’re appreciated, suggests Victoria Hewett

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